Rosberg takes aim at Mercedes teammate Hamilton

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 8, 2014 at 11:13 am •  Published: May 8, 2014
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MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — While Lewis Hamilton keeps an eye on Red Bull, teammate Nico Rosberg will be taking aim at his Mercedes teammate at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Rosberg leads Hamilton in the standings by four points. They have dominated Formula One with four wins in as many races heading into Sunday's event.

But Hamilton has forced Rosberg to settle for second place en route to sweeping the last three races.

"The result momentum is on his side and I need to turn that around," Rosberg said. "I am here to win in Barcelona, and try and extend the lead in the championship."

Hamilton, however, said he was staying focused on making sure the other leading teams didn't make up the gap on the Circuito de Barcelona-Catalunya.

"It depends on what steps they make, but Red Bull is in the back of my mind," Hamilton said. "They have a car with more downforce than us and that is good for this circuit."

The British driver added Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has "shown pace" with his third-place finish at the last race in China.

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